Saturday, July 2, 2022
A virus with a fatality rate of up to 30 per cent is killing unprecedented numbers of people in Iraq. Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever was first documented there in 1979 and historically there have been only a...
Organic and free-range chickens have been thrown into lockdown. Egg-laying hens that normally have access to the outdoors can no longer roam as freely or feel the sun on their beaks as some U.S. and...
The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) on Monday convened its second “special session” in 73 years, with the goal of hammering out a global “pandemic treaty” to coordinate a worldwide response to future threats like the...
More than 500 people got bitten by scorpions in Egypt’s southern province of Aswan. Officials report that strong hail storms and heavy rain forced scorpions out of their burrows and into the streets and people’s...
Eleven NEW cases of Ebola virus disease have so far been confirmed by health officials in the northeastern province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is more than five months...
The people of Princes Town have been living in a horror movie for the past two weeks. The Moruga locusts (Coscineuta virens) have swarmed by the millions, munching through fruit trees and ornamental plants, and threatening...
A once-rare flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease that causes “beefy red” ulcers is spreading across the UK, according to a report Friday. Cases of donovanosis — which causes thick sores that damage genital tissue — have been...
A MYSTERY illness appears to be sweeping across the Canadian province of New Brunswick as six people have been confirmed dead and dozens more falling ill to a unknown brain disease. At least six people have...
Connecticut health officials are cautioning southeastern area state residents over the potentially deadly mosquito-borne eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus after detecting virus-positive mosquitoes. According to the state health department, mosquitoes trapped in the Pachaug State Forest...
An ongoing salmonella outbreak from an unknown food source has spread to 29 states, federal health officials warned.   The outbreak has infected nearly 280 people and more than two dozen have been hospitalized, according to the Centers...